No. 1 seed Robredo moves into third round at Open de Moselle

Updated: October 3, 2007, 6:56 PM ET
Associated Press

METZ, France -- Top-seeded Tommy Robredo advanced to the third round of the Open de Moselle on Wednesday by beating Andreas Seppi of Italy 6-4, 6-2.

Robredo is looking to reach his second consecutive ATP final. He lost to Fernando Gonzalez in three sets at the Beijing Open on Sept. 16.

Evgeny Korolev of Russia also advanced, beating Marc Gicquel of France 6-4, 7-6 (3).

In the first round, second-seeded Guillermo Canas and eighth-seeded Igor Andreev won. Canas beat Mikhail Ledovskikh of Russia 7-6 (1), 6-4, and Andreev defeated Fabrice Santoro 6-3, 6-3.

Nicolas Mahut, Nicolas Lapentti, Michael Llodra and Sebastien Grosjean also won in the first round.

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